Here is a valuable overview of world history, from the
eighteenth to twentieth centuries, including the French, American and
Kovacs chooses pertinent stories to create a rich tapestry that shows the development of humankind, from medieval times—when every person had a fixed place in the social hierarchy—to the awakening of individuality in modern times.
In the Waldorf curriculum, this period of history is usually taught in class 8 (ages 13-14).
Published: January 2004